Johnny on the spot

Jenkins, Sally
December 1992
Sports Illustrated;12/14/92, Vol. 77 Issue 25, p28
Reports on John McEnroe's efforts at the recent Davis Cup tennis finals. United States defeats Switzerland; McEnroe only wins one match; McEnroe was the push that won the Cup; His greatest comeback; His marital woes; Weighs a decision to retire; High drama tennis; Recount of the matches; Performances by Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier and others; The Swiss complain about American sportsmanship.


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